President Duterte to provide incentives, confer Order of Lapu Lapu to winning Filipino athletes at SEA Games

(Eagle News) — President Rodrigo Duterte will provide incentives to winning Filipino athletes in the Southeast Asian Games.

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the President would also confer the Order of Lapu Lapu to the winning athletes as a recognition of their exceptional contributions to the country.

“To all the athletes participating in the games, we wish them the best of luck as they display their wares and talents in the competition,” Panelo said.

The Palace had said President Duterte would grace the opening of the biennial sports event on Nov. 30.